Energy transition

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The global energy market is undergoing permanent, structural change, away from fossil fuels, towards renewable energy and electrification.

Without commodities such as lithium and cobalt, there will be no energy transition. Companies extracting and producing these materials play a critical role in meeting the world’s climate goals.

Our cross-commodity experts  provide you with energy transition forecasts, market news and analysis. This will help you identify risks, make sense of supply/demand dynamics and understand how the energy transition impacts price. 
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What’s happening in the energy transition market today?

Demand for green, clean energy and the drive towards net-zero are transforming commodity markets. Our energy transition forecasts and insights will keep you informed on the key forces of change and their impact on price.

A shift in spending from high- to low-carbon assets as part of the energy transition culture could create the biggest reallocation of capital in history – and is already fundamentally reshaping investors’ approach to financing
In the face of a worsening supply deficit for key battery raw materials including lithium and cobalt, battery producers are seeking new ways to secure raw materials for electric vehicle batteries
Participants in China’s battery raw materials market are still struggling to recover from the latest Covid-19 outbreak in the country and the related lockdown measures imposed to prevent further spread of the virus
As the energy transition unfolds, sustainability and security of supply have taken center stage in the lithium mining industry with investors and consumers pressing to meet growing demand in a sustainable manner. Could direct lithium extraction (DLE) be the answer?
Nickel cathode premiums in the United States declined amid weaker prices of the metal on the London Metal Exchange in the week to Tuesday May 10, while spot trading activity was also low in Europe and China
United States-based lithium and bromine miner Albemarle has been working for more than a year to increase the proportion of its supply contracts that are linked to variable pricing because it wants to “move with the market”
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D4 Biomass Based Diesel RIN The Jacobsen Active  
International Biodiesel The Jacobsen Active  
D6 Renewable Fuel RINs The Jacobsen Active  
D5 Advance Biofuel RINs The Jacobsen Active  
Glycerine The Jacobsen Active  
Renewable Diesel The Jacobsen Active  
Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) The Jacobsen Active  
Heating Oil – NYMEX The Jacobsen Active  
SME Biodiesel – Chicago Rule 11 The Jacobsen Active  
SME Biodiesel FOB – US Gulf The Jacobsen Active  
SME Biodiesel FOB – NY Harbor The Jacobsen Active  
FAME o deg C CFPP/5 deg C Cloud Point FOB – US Gulf The Jacobsen Active  
FAME o deg C CFPP/5 deg C Cloud Point FOB – New York Harbor The Jacobsen Active  
Chips, Softwood Sawmill, FOB US South Central - Eastside, USD/GT RISI Active  
Chips, Hardwood Sawmill, FOB US South Central - Eastside, USD/GT RISI Active  
Chips, Softwood Chipmill, FOB US South Central - Eastside, USD/GT RISI Active  
Chips, Hardwood Chipmill, FOB US South Central - Eastside, USD/GT RISI Active  
Chips, Softwood Sawmill, FOB US South Central - Westside, USD/GT RISI Active  
Chips, Hardwood Sawmill, FOB US South Central - Westside, USD/GT RISI Active  
Chips, Softwood Chipmill, FOB US South Central - Westside, USD/GT RISI Active  
Chips, Hardwood Chipmill, FOB US South Central - Westside, USD/GT RISI Active  
Chips, Softwood Sawmill, FOB US South Atlantic - Northside, USD/GT RISI Active  
Chips, Hardwood Sawmill, FOB US South Atlantic - Northside, USD/GT RISI Active  
Chips, Softwood Chipmill, FOB US South Atlantic - Northside, USD/GT RISI Active  
Chips, Hardwood Chipmill, FOB US South Atlantic - Northside, USD/GT RISI Active  
Chips, Softwood Sawmill, FOB US South Atlantic - Southside, USD/GT RISI Active  
Chips, Hardwood Sawmill, FOB US South Atlantic - Southside, USD/GT RISI Active  
Chips, Softwood Chipmill, FOB US South Atlantic - Southside, USD/GT RISI Active  
Chips, Hardwood Chipmill, FOB US South Atlantic - Southside, USD/GT RISI Active  
Chips, Softwood Sawmill, FOB US South Atlantic - Coastal, USD/GT RISI Active  
Chips, Hardwood Sawmill, FOB US South Atlantic - Coastal, USD/GT RISI Active  
Chips, Softwood Chipmill, FOB US South Atlantic - Coastal, USD/GT RISI Active  
Chips, Hardwood Chipmill, FOB US South Atlantic - Coastal, USD/GT RISI Active  
Chips, Softwood Sawmill, delivered US Pacific Northwest, USD/BDST RISI Active  
Chips, Softwood Douglas-Fir, free alongside ship US Northwest, USD/Bone dry unit RISI Active  
Chips, Softwood Hemlock Sawmill, FOB British Columbia - Coast, CAD/bdu RISI Active  
Chips, Softwood Douglas-Fir Sawmill, FOB British Columbia - Coast, CAD/bdu RISI Active  
Chips, Softwood SPF Sawmill, FOB British Columbia - Interior, CAD/bdu RISI Active  
Chips, Softwood Douglas-Fir Sawmill, FOB British Columbia - Interior, CAD/bdu RISI Active  
Chips, Softwood Hemlock Sawmill, FOB British Columbia - Coast, USD/bdu RISI Active  
Chips, Softwood Douglas-Fir Sawmill, FOB British Columbia - Coast, USD/bdu RISI Active  
Chips, Softwood SPF Sawmill, FOB British Columbia - Interior, USD/bdu RISI Active  
Chips, Softwood Douglas-Fir Sawmill, FOB British Columbia - Interior, USD/bdu RISI Active  
Chips, Hardwood Sawmill, delivered US Northeast - Maine, USD/GT RISI Active  
Chips, Hardwood Sawmill, delivered US Northeast - Pennsylvania/New York, USD/GT RISI Active  
Chips, Hardwood Sawmill, delivered US Lake States - Region-wide, USD/GT RISI Active  
Chips, Hardwood, delivered US South Atlantic - Comparative Regional Price, USD/GT RISI Active  
Chips, Hardwood, delivered US South Central - Comparative Regional Price, USD/GT RISI Active  
Chips, Hardwood, delivered US Northeast, Comparative Regional Price, USD/GT RISI Active  
Chips, Hardwood, delivered US Lake States - Comparative Regional Price, USD/GT RISI Active  
Chips, Softwood, delivered US South Atlantic - Comparative Regional Price, USD/GT RISI Active  
Chips, Softwood, delivered US South Central - Comparative Regional Price, USD/GT RISI Active  
Chips, Softwood, delivered US Northeast, Comparative Regional Price, USD/GT RISI Active  
Chips, Softwood, delivered US Pacific Northwest, Comparative Regional Price, USD/GT RISI Active  
Chips, Softwood, delivered British Columbia, Comparative Regional Price, USD/GT RISI Active  
Roundwood   Active  
Wood pellet feedstock   Active  
Wood Biomass, Hardwood and Softwood Blended, delivered US Northeast - New England, USD/GT RISI Active  
Wood Biomass, Hardwood and Softwood Blended, delivered US Northeast - Pennsylvania/New York, USD/GT RISI Active  
Wood Biomass, Hardwood and Softwood Blended, delivered US Lake States - Region-wide, USD/GT RISI Active  
Wood Biomass, Hardwood and Softwood Blended, delivered US Pacific Northwest - Oregon, USD/GT RISI Active  
Wood Biomass, Hardwood and Softwood Blended, delivered US Pacific Northwest - Washington, USD/GT RISI Active  
Wood Biomass, Hardwood and Softwood Mill Residue, delivered US South Central - Region-wide, USD/GT RISI Active  
Wood Biomass, Hardwood and Softwood In-woods, delivered US South Central - Region-wide, USD/GT RISI Active  
Wood Biomass, Hardwood and Softwood Mill Residue, delivered US South Atlantic - Region-wide, USD/GT RISI Active  
Wood Biomass, Hardwood and Softwood In-woods delivered US South Atlantic - Region-wide, USD/GT RISI Active  
Wood Biomass, Hardwood and Softwood Blended delivered British Columbia - Region-wide, CAD/GMT RISI Active  
Wood Biomass, Pellet-Grade Softwood Sawmill Chips, delivered US South Atlantic - Region-wide, USD/GT RISI Active  
Wood Biomass, Pellet-Grade Softwood Sawmill Chips, delivered US South Central - Region-wide, USD/GT RISI Active  
Wood Biomass, Pellet-Grade Softwood Sawmill Chips, delivered US Northeast - Region-wide, USD/GT RISI Active  
Wood Biomass, Pellet-Grade Softwood Sawmill Chips, delivered US Pacific Northwest - Region-wide, USD/GT RISI Active  
Wood Biomass, Pellet-Grade Softwood Sawmill Chips, delivered British Columbia, CAD/ODMT RISI Active  
Wood Biomass, Pellet-Grade Hardwood Sawmill Chips, delivered US South Atlantic - Region-wide, USD/GT RISI Active  
Wood Biomass, Pellet-Grade Hardwood Sawmill Chips, delivered US South Central - Region-wide, USD/GT RISI Active  
Wood Biomass, Pellet-Grade Hardwood Sawmill Chips, delivered US Northeast - Region-wide, USD/GT RISI Active  
Wood Biomass, Pellet-Grade Hardwood Sawmill Chips, delivered US Lake States - Region-wide, USD/GT RISI Active  
PIX Pellet Nordic FOEX Active  
PIX Pellet Nordic SEK FOEX Active  
PIX Forest Biomass Finland FOEX Active  
PIX Forest Biomass Finland, Sawdust FOEX Active  
PIX Forest Biomass Finland, Forest Chips FOEX Active  
PIX Forest Biomass Finland, Bark FOEX Active  
PIX Forest Biomass Finland, Forest Residue FOEX Active  
PIX Forest Biomass Finland S/W FOEX Active  
PIX Forest Biomass Finland S/W, Sawdust FOEX Active  
PIX Forest Biomass Finland S/W, Forest Chips FOEX Active  
PIX Forest Biomass Finland S/W, Bark FOEX Active  
PIX Forest Biomass Finland S/W, Forest Residue FOEX Active  
PIX Forest Biomass Finland N/E FOEX Active  
PIX Forest Biomass Finland N/E, Sawdust FOEX Active  
PIX Forest Biomass Finland N/E, Forest Chips FOEX Active  
PIX Forest Biomass Finland N/E, Bark FOEX Active  
PIX Forest Biomass Finland N/E, Forest Residue FOEX Active  

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